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The Ethnographic Background n The Settle
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acharya guthi adelphic polyandry Almora Amma Bahadur Baragaon Bhatgaon Bhot Bhotes binna Bista Brahmans brothers Buddhist caste system Chetri claim clan co-husbands contracted cultivation cultural approximation Darma Dingiri eastern Bhotias economic endogamy Etanwela father Gangahenwela Gangtok gedera gonpa Gubhajus Gurungs guthi hamlet Heen Banda hierarchy Hindu Hindu castes Hinduism History of Sikkim household husband immigrant India inheritance jajmans Johar Johari Bhotias Jyapu Kalu Banda Kandyan Kathmandu Khatri kinship Kumaon labour Laggala lamas land Lepchas and Bhotias lineage living Maharaja marriage married Menik Rala mother Nepal Valley Nepali Newar Newar caste Pabyuk paddy Panchgaon parallel cousins parents partner peasants Phodang political polyandrous union polyandry population priests Punchi Appuhamy Rajputs Rambukkoluwa Rana rank region relationship rite ritual Shrestha siblings Sigmo social society status Tamangs Thak Khola Thakalis Thaksatsae Thakuri Tibet Tibetan tion trade traditional tribal tribes Tukche Ukku Banda Uray village wife woman